Nexus Summit Sessions

The Nexus Summit has more than 200 different sessions available to support your learning. Sessions include plenaries, seminars, lightning talks, professional and student posters. Use the navigation on the left to filter your results by type of session, track, speaker, or date and time.

 

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The spring 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic posed new challenges for IPE at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNTHSC). Less than three weeks before a planned in-person IPE workshop for 799 interprofessional health professions students, online education only strategies were implemented institution wide. Students from medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, public health and health administration from UNTHSC along with students from nursing, social…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Although different models may exist, successful models of primary care share basic core principles and values including: person and family-centered, continuous, comprehensive and equitable, team-based and collaborative, coordinated and integrated, accessible and high value. Occupational therapists (OT) have a unique understanding of the impact of roles, habits, and routines on health and wellness and are well prepared to contribute added-value to interprofessional collaborative teams in…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
This presentation aligns with the theme of Centering IPE around people/patient, families, caregivers and communities because it addresses a global health problem that affects people in all walks of life - the opioid epidemic - and seeks to prepare health professions students with an understanding of the complex nature of the opioid use disorder, its impact on individuals, patients, families and the community, and solutions to this crisis in order to improve outcomes. This IPE activity was…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
INTRODUCTION: COVID 19 affects vulnerable populations in residential care facilities disproportionately than the general public. Crossroads Inc., a residential substance use treatment center serving the Medicaid population needed to take quick, decisive action to keep staff, residents and the academic and recovery community safe. This behavioral health Accelerating Interprofessional Practice into Community Settings grant recipient successfully mitigated sequelae of the virus, meeting the…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Since the 1989 publication of ‘A Strengths Perspective for Social Work Practice,’ the strengths perspective has supported the intrinsic strengths of people and society, while challenging the problem-focused approach to human behavior and influence of the medical model upon the development of professions. This presentation reviews the evolution of interprofessional practice and education and role of the patient voice through a strengths perspective lens. It proposes a new model of Strengths-…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
This Lightning Talk session will focus on the process and benefits of establishing a university-community partnership to address the opioid epidemic. The Indiana University Interprofessional Practice and Education Center and the Ball State University College of Health, in collaboration, hosted the Delaware County Substance Use Disorder Symposium. The symposium focused on an interdisciplinary, interprofessional and collaborative approach to the prevention of substance use disorder, detection…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
A standard model of leadership for interprofessional engagement, whether educational or practice based, has not been well defined. Various models of leadership have been suggested as the prototype for interprofessional engagement including transformational, collaborative, shared, collective, and team-based leadership. Servant leadership has been suggested as an appropriate model for interprofessional engagement by some; however, this model has been less widely explored as a viable model.…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
This Lightning Talk will highlight several projects related to improving patient care and providing better education to students through interprofessional practice. These projects were recognized through either interprofessional practice or interprofessional research grant awards.   Faculty and clinicians at health sciences center campuses often engage in interprofessional practice daily as part of their practices. However, they often do not recognize these practices as…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
In 2009, The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) at Fort Worth, Texas, created the Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education (SAGE) program. The goals of the program were to strengthen healthcare students’ skill in the care of older adults through experiential education, to increase interprofessional collaboration, and to engage with older adults in the community. Program outcomes have included expansion to a partnering institution, Texas Christian University (TCU…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Discuss how you are addressing the selected theme(s): While preventive and management measures are important to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, strategies like social distancing can have devastating effects on older adults who are already at risk for social isolation and loneliness. In response, the University of Houston Colleges of Social Work and Medicine leveraged a partnership with Humana, Inc in collaboration with Papa Inc. to address social isolation and loneliness in Houston-…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
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